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eMeals Wins Mobile App Showdown at CE Week for On-the-Go Meal Planning

Takes Online Vote for Top Mobile App among 11 Finalists Selected by Judges

NEW YORK, NY (June 28, 2013) – The eMeals mobile app – a personalized, money-saving meal planner for busy families – has taken the top spot in online voting at the CE Week Mobile Apps Showdown in New York City. The app delivers weekly menus, recipes and grocery lists tailored to the user's eating style, family size and preferred grocery store straight to iOS or Android phones to take the aggravation out of the nightly challenge of answering "What’s for dinner?"

Free with a subscription to the eMeals service, the meal planning app was the top online vote-getter out of 11 finalists selected by a panel of technology industry experts. The finalists – including productivity, imaging, entertainment, communications and lifestyle apps – were announced June 20 with online voting closing on June 26. Winners were announced at CE Week in New York that afternoon.

The win follows an enthusiastic response to the app since its introduction earlier this year, with users saying things like:

  • "A must have! This service is a lifesaver. The app makes it even better."
  • "This is a great way to plan your meals for the week!"
  • "Shopped with the app today! Love it!"
  • "Awesome time saver!"
  • "No planning ahead, printing off, reading and penciling off ingredients! Woohoo!"

eMeals provides simple recipes that get dinner on the table in as little as 30 minutes, with corresponding shopping lists arranged by grocery section. It eliminates menu planning (the service does it for you), saves shopping time (buy all groceries for the week), provides variety (no more complaints about the fourth mac and cheese dinner in a month), and even trims your food budget (through smart planning by eMeals pros). Subscribers have a choice of classic, simple gourmet, vegetarian, clean eating, natural & organic, low carb, low fat, portion control, slow cooker, gluten-free or paleo programs.

Weekly plans can be accessed from the subscriber's email inbox, on the eMeals website and – for the first time this year – from the mobile app. The app adds the ability to:

  • View weekly menus on the go – no computer necessary
  • Buy groceries without printing a shopping list – just pull it up on your phone
  • Remove a meal for eat-out nights – items will be automatically deleted from the grocery list
  • Add extra grocery items – they will be integrated into the right spot on the list
  • Access recipes away from home – in case you're cooking at mom's or a friend's.

Subscriptions start at just $5 a month. Plans are available for couples or families, and for breakfast and lunch as well as dinner. For a full description of the eMeals program, visit www.emeals.com/how-it-works. To subscribe and sign up for the mobile app, visit https://emeals.com/account/signup.php.

About eMeals.com

eMeals is America's leading online meal planning solution, and the way smart families do dinner. eMeals simplifies the process of getting healthy and delicious meals on the table by providing simple-to-follow recipes and a one-click shopping list each week. eMeals publishes more than 15 unique meal plan food styles such as Quick & Healthy, Paleo, Clean Eating, Low Calorie and Classic Meals, truly providing something for everyone. Subscribers can choose to personally shop their grocery lists or utilize the integrated grocery-delivery option through Instacart. With tens of thousands of curated recipes, eMeals has inspired millions of delicious, home-cooked meals for more than a decade nationwide. For more information and to see all the food style plans, visit www.emeals.com.

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